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Michael Tippett in Words and Music
May 23, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
Michael Tippett was a towering figure in 20th century British music.
Artistic director of The Bath Festival from 1969 to 1974 some of his
music was premiered here. Oliver Soden has written the first Tippett
biography. In discussion with James Waters, he will identify what made
Tippett such a unique composer in so many different genres. This event
also includes a performance of Tippett’s beautiful song cycle The
Heart’s Assurance by tenor Nicholas Mulroy and pianist Alisdair